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Supreme Court Broadens First Amendment Protection
The Supreme Court added another layer of constitutional protection to public employees' political expression, ruling that the First Amendment protects a worker who was demoted over a misperception about his political leanings.




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BYOD Policies: Striking the Right Balance
Companies should fine-tune their bring-your-own-device policies.

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SHRM's weekly Workplace Compliance offers summaries of legal decisions, legislative and regulatory news and analysis of what they mean for your organization. It also provides you with bookmarks to new legal resources on the SHRM web site.

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The California HR e-newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter that provides the top California employment law news, including updates on state and federal court decisions and analysis of state legislation and regulations.

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